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Author Keller, John Esten.
Title Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria / John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash.
Imprint Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [1998]

Author Keller, John Esten.
Series Studies in Romance languages ; 44
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ; 44.
Subject Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284. Cantigas de Santa Maria.
Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284. Cantigas de Santa Maria -- Illustrations.
Codice de Florencia.
Manners and customs in literature.
Manners and customs in art.
Middle Ages in literature.
Middle Ages in art.
Spain -- Social life and customs.
Spain -- Civilization -- 711-1516.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Spain.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Spanish.
Alt Name Cash, Annette Grant, 1943-
Description 1 online resource (134 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Methodology; 1. Classes and Masses; Royalty and Nobility; Church Hierarchy; Commoners and Occupations; Minorities: Jews, Muslims, and Heretics; 2. Clothing: Civil, Ecclesiastical, Military, Naval, and Constabulary; 3. Death; 4. Disasters and Accidents; Disasters; Acccidents; 5. Education; 6. Fauna and Flora; Domestic Animals; Pets; Wild Animals; Trees and Plants; 7. Food and Drink; 8. Furniture and Furnishings; 9. Geographic Place Names; 10. Health and Cures and the Human Body; 11. Legal Matters.
12. Love, Lust, and Marriage13. Personages; 14. Pilgrimage; 15. Places, Sites, and Locales; 16. Punishments; 17. Recreation and Entertainment; 18. Religion; 19. Sins and Crimes; 20. Structures; 21. The Supernatural: Angels, Devils, Spirits, and Souls; 22. Thieves, Gamblers, Highwaymen, Counterfeiters, and Other Criminals; 23. Tools, Implements, and Weapons; 24. Travel; 25. Violent Acts; 26. War; 27. Women and Children; Concluding Remarks; Appendix: Index of Categories; List of Plates; Selected Bibliography; Index of Front Matter.
Summary The hundreds of illuminated miniatures found in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, sponsored by King Alfonso X (1252--84), reveal many vistas of daily life in thirteenth century Spain. No other source provides such an encyclopedic view of all classes of medieval European society, from kings and popes to the lowest peasants. Men and women are seen farming, hunting, on pilgrimage, watching bullfights, in gambling dens, making love, tending silkworms, eating, cooking, and writing poetry, to name only a few of the human activities represented here.Combining keen observation of detail with years of exper.
ISBN 9780813159096 (electronic bk.)
0813159091 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 900344519
Additional Format Print version: Keller, John E. Daily Life Depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015 9780813120508

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